New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay

New York Film Critics Circle Award: Best Screenplay

Winner of the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay ( Best Screenplay ). Unlike other film awards such as the Oscar, the U.S. film critics association makes no distinction between a script that is based on any publication previously released (original screenplay ), or the adaptation of a previously published literary work ( Adapted Screenplay).

The most successful in this category were Woody Allen, Robert Benton, Ingmar Bergman, Paul Mazursky and the writing team of Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, who could win the award twice each. 19 times succeeded Film Critics Association in advance to present the Oscar - winner ( twelve original screenplays, adaptations seven times ), most recently in 2007 happened with the victory of the brothers Ethan and Joel Coen ( No Country for Old Men ).

Award winners

* = Screenwriters, whose film script later won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay